The Sick Muse 11

The Sick Muse 11 is the first issue of the Sick Muse printed on newsprint, in a run of 5000 copies, and distributed for free. In the spirit of its new format, the theme for this issue is "mass media"--how knowledge and art are produced and circulated. With a cover by Mac Blackout and features on OpenTV, Cordoba, Radius, QTs in Bed, Cqqchifruit and Sasha No Disco, and a free double-sided poster in the centerfold.

TSM11 Release Party poster by Benjamin Karas

TSM11 Release Party! 3/16/19

Join us this Saturday March 16th to celebrate the release of The Sick Muse #11! RSVP HERE and we'll send you the address for Nude Beach on Saturday! Doors at 8pm / Show at 9pm$8 suggested donationVenue will be wheelchair accessible thanks to Chicago ramp sharing info & forum. Email for questions about accessibility. With performance by: Cordoba - CHI Elijah Berlow Kelsey Wild Wintermute & poetry reading by Alex Shapiro& the works of Mac Blackout& live art by Hannah B. Moore& art installations by B ...


#FromTheVault: TRQPiTECA [TSM06]

#FromTheVault TSM06 December 2016 Interview w/ TRQPiTECA By Kekule Benzene Every month, two DJs curate paradise in Pilsen and call it TRQPiTECA. The decor (blowup palm trees, a sequined beach installation, iridescent streamers, and so much glitter), the lineup of performances (cabaret dancers, drag queens, performance artists, dommes), and the video art displayed on TV screens around the sports bar make TRQPiTECA more than a dance party. It is a sensory experience, it is a community gathering, and it is a DIY show. Kekule Benzene spoke with the creators about queer nightlife, house music and culture, and responsible curation. Cqqchifruit, a.k.a. Jac ...